Apply By: Friday, March 22, 2024 11:59 pm EDT

Amended - Employment Standards Officer - Unilingual (English) and Bilingual (English/French)

Organization:
Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
Division:
Fair, Safe and Healthy Workplaces Division
City:
Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Mississauga, Newmarket, North Bay, North York, Ottawa, Peterborough, Sault Ste Marie, Scarborough, South Porcupine, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Windsor
Language of Position(s):
Both English and bilingual
Job Term:
46 Permanent
Job Code:
05523 - Employment Standards Auditor 2
Salary:
$1,487.17 - $1,828.66 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
209919
Employment related standards are enforced under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and related legislations that set out the rights and responsibilities of both employees and employers in Ontario workplaces.

Bring your investigative, analytical, advanced oral and written communication skills, and your skills interpreting and applying legislation, to this unique position in the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will administer, enforce and obtain compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and other employment related legislation by:
• conducting workplace inspections
• investigating complaints of alleged violations
• exercising quasi-judicial powers
• rendering written decisions based on established standards
• issuing orders, notices and penalties
• issuing certificates of offences, developing crown briefs and laying charges as described under the Provincial Offences Act
• delivering educational seminars to various stakeholders

Please note:
• you will be expected to travel throughout a designated service area to attend workplaces or meet with claimants

How do I qualify?

Mandatory:

• This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid class “G” driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario. The offer of employment is conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of a valid driver's license at time of hire.
• For bilingual positions, you must possess oral and written French language skills at the advanced level. Your proficiency level will be confirmed before an offer of hire is made.
• This position requires enhanced-level screening check under the OPS Employment Screening Checks Policy which includes a criminal record check, driver records check (at time of hire).

Communication skills:

• you have oral and written proficiency in English
• you have written proficiency in English including demonstrated written skills to write decisions, take notes and prepare correspondence
• you have oral communication skills to act as a public speaker, appear as a witness at hearings/court and to interact with stakeholders
• you have interpersonal skills, impact and influence skills and conflict management skills, including the ability and willingness to undertake all aspects of prosecution activities
• you can exercise emotional control and have the ability to tactfully and professionally deal with conflict and emotionally charged situations

Judgment, Analytical and Decision-Making skills:

• you have the ability to read, interpret, apply and enforce legislation, policies and procedures in a timely manner
• you have knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, 2000, Employment Protection for Foreign Nationals Act and other relevant legislation
• you have experience using analytical, investigative and research skills
• you have reasoning, evaluative, and decision-making skills to make timely interpretations and determinations

Other important skills:

• you have organizational, planning, and time management skills to independently complete work within the appropriate time frames and the ability to deliver on performance objectives
• you have the ability to perform complex monetary assessments and entitlements by using auditing and accounting skills to review payroll and accounting records and business/corporate documentation
• you are proficient in operating a computer and using a variety of windows-based software

***How to Apply***

Please follow these instructions and not the instructions in the “How to Apply” section below:

• You are required to complete an application form. Please visit the Ministry of Labour Website in order to download the application and obtain instructions on completing and submitting the application form.
• Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
• OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
• If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us directly at
EmploymentstandardsatMLITSD@ontario.ca to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.

• For all enquiries, please email us at EmploymentstandardsatMLITSD@ontario.ca
• Interviews may be held in person and via use of technology (Skype, Zoom, Teams, etc.)

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 347 Preston St , Ottawa, East Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 2275 Midland Ave, Scarborough, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 2 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston, East Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 5001 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 2 Bilingual English/French Permanent, 159 Cedar St, Sudbury, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 2 English Permanent, 4510 Rhodes Dr, Windsor, West Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 5 English Permanent, 1290 Central Pkwy W, Mississauga, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 2 English Permanent, 347 Preston St , Ottawa, East Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 51 Heakes Ln, Kingston, East Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 4 English Permanent, 217 York St, London, West Region or 4273 King St E, Kitchener, West Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 435 James St S, Thunder Bay, North Region or 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 70 Foster Dr, Sault Ste Marie, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 2 English Permanent, 2275 Midland Ave, Scarborough, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 11 English Permanent, 5001 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 5 English Permanent, 17345 Leslie St, Newmarket, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
  • 1 English Permanent, 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check, Driver's License History
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Note:
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • T-LB-209919/24

How to apply:

  1. You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
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Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

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Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers.

Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, March 22, 2024 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the "language of position" information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

Toutes les offres d'emploi externes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d'emploi. Pour tous les postes, l'évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l'Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code .
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